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Antonio S. Lopez of Palm Beach County, Florida was killed in a wrong-way collision with Sanuse Cetoue on Saturday, news sources report. Lopez, 33, was pronounced dead at the scene. Cetoue was not injured. Police are currently conducting an investigation to determine the exact cause of the accident. Cetoue has not been criminally charged.

According to reports, the accident occurred around 3:00 Saturday morning on North Federal Highway in Boynton Beach. Federal Highway runs throughout several South Florida counties and has three lanes going either direction, separated in areas by concrete and grassy medians. Reports say Lopez was traveling northbound in his 2012 Taiz motor scooter in the left southbound lane of North Federal Highway when the crash occurred; the press did not specify why Lopez was going the wrong way.

Cetoue was traveling the proper direction in the let southbound lane in his 1997 Toyota 4-Runner. Cetoue failed to see Lopez in time and collided with his scooter, sources indicate. Lopez was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. Cetoue remained at the scene and cooperated with police, reports say. So far, police have reportedly said Cetoue would not be charged with a crime. It is unclear whether negligence or alcohol played a role in the crash.

Wrong-way crashes, while rare, account for 360 deaths throughout the United States annually; they can be caused by anything from human error to alcohol consumption. This appears to be the second time, at least, that it has occurred in Palm Beach County this year. Last month, Shawn A. Harris was injured after Josh R. Gouette entered the opposing lanes of Okeechobee Boulevard and collided with him head-on, sources report. Harris 36, sustained minor injuries, while Gouette sustained critical injuries and was taken to an area hospital. Police are currently conducting an investigation to determine what factors led to the wrong-way crash. So far, there have been no charges.
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A Plantation, Florida ambulance collision sent three paramedics to the hospital on Friday, news sources report. The accident happened after a truck rear-ended a parked ambulance, sources indicate. Information regarding the truck driver and victims’ identities was not immediately available following the incident. Three paramedics were taken to a nearby clinic with neck and back pains. Police are currently conducting an investigation to determine the exact cause of the accident. So far, no charges have been filed. It is unclear whether this accident will result in a suit.

According to reports, the accident occurred around 1:00 Friday morning at the intersection of Sunrise Boulevard and Northwest 47th Avenue in Plantation. An ambulance had already responded to the intersection following a separate incident; the details of that incident were not immediately clear at press time. It is unclear whether the ambulance had its emergency lights on at the time.

As the ambulance was parked near the intersection, another driver in a truck approached the scene. For reasons not yet known, the truck failed to yield and ended up rear-ending the ambulance, sources allege. The collision injured three paramedics at the scene. The driver of the truck does not appear to have been injured.

The three paramedics were taken to the North Shore Medical Center-FMC Campus for treatment for back and neck pain. An update on their condition was not immediately available in reports. It is too early to tell whether alcohol, driver negligence, or some other factor played a role in the crash.
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Juan Javier Lovine and Isabel Rego of St. Cloud, Florida were arrested Friday after Lovine was accused of stabbing his daughter with a medieval-style sword and Rego allegedly hindered Lovine’s arrest, news sources report. Lovine, 44, was booked into police custody on charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, domestic violence, and attempted murder; Rego, 74, faces a charge of interfering with a law-enforcement officer without violence. It is unclear whether either of the defendants qualified for bail bond. It is similarly unclear whether they have hired defense attorneys.

According to reports, the incident occurred around 10:00 Friday evening at Lovine and Rego’s home in St. Cloud. Rego is Lovine’s mother; Lovine’s daughter and her four-year-old son were reportedly visiting the home from West Virginia. Reports did not identify the daughter by name given the nature of the case.

Lovine and the victim began arguing that evening due to a long-standing sour relationship, sources allege. Lovine allegedly shoved the victim against the wall and punched her. The victim punched Lovine in the eye in retaliation, causing him to bleed, reports say. Lovine then reportedly equipped himself with a five-foot long sword from his collection and stabbed the victim in the chest and right forearm.

Police arrived and attempted to arrest Lovine, at which point Rego got in the way. Rego later told the press she wanted to kiss her son prior to his arrest, not interfere with the process. “The [officer] stopped me,” Rego allegedly said. “He said, ‘You want to go to jail?'” The officer then arrested Rego, sources say.
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Tragically, Jorge Arrojas was killed in a deadly car accident near Miami, Florida last weekend. But who is responsible? Who drove the Ferrari Scuderia that propelled Jorge Arrojas’ Hyundai “end over end” into the median that separates I-75?

According to news reports, the Ferrari Scuderia that crashed into Arrojas is allegedly owned by Radomin Delgado.

But here is the kicker… the person who was driving that Ferrari and who caused this fatal crash fled the scene and failed to render aid.

If I was a betting man, my experience as a criminal attorney and injury attorney tells me that the driver of the Ferrari was likely DUI. With the exception of people with open warrants or suspended driver’s licenses (which are both unlikely offenses for wealthy people who drive Ferraris), being DUI is the number one reason why someone flees the scene of a fatal car accident.

Putting my speculation about DUI aside, there are a number of ways police can investigate the true identity of the Ferrari’s driver.

For instance, they can subpoena Radomin Delgado’s cell phone records, Sunpass records, and credit card records. This information would reveal 1) who Delgado spoke to on the night in question, 2) what toll plazas his Ferrari drove through, and 3) where he spent his money. As the owner of the Ferrari in question, it would be a good idea to start with him. Assuming he was the driver, for investigative purposes, is only logical.

These leads may unveil video surveillance, eye witnesses, or other people who might be willing to cooperate with the investigation.
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Jose Hernan Castellon of Oakland Park, Florida was arrested Thursday after he was accused of paying a 16-year-old girl for sex, news sources report. The girl’s mother allegedly set up the sexual arrangements; she has not been arrested, although a police investigation is currently ongoing. Castellon, 43, was booked into the Broward County Main Jail on charges of unlawful sexual activity with a minor. A judge set his bail bond at $10,000 and ordered he have not contact with the girl if he is released. It is unclear whether Castellon has hired an attorney.

According to reports, the offenses began on January 2011, after the victim turned 16. “After her sixteenth birthday was the first time her mother actually set up or arranged a meeting between her and Jose Castellon who is the suspect in this case to engage in sexual intercourse,” a Broward County Sheriff’s Office representative reportedly said. Castellon allegedly paid the girl $500 in exchange for sex at his home in Oakland Park in connection to that arrangement.

In January 2013, Castellon allegedly paid the victim around $70 to $80 to have sex with him again, this time at a Motel 6. Sources claim the mother again aided in setting up the illicit rendezvous. “The [daughter] advised that her mother organized her sexual contacts with the defendant,” reports say.
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